Culture of Burma

The culture of Burma (or Myanmar) has been heavily influenced by Buddhism and the Mon people. Burmese culture has also been influenced by its neighbours India, Thailand and China. In more recent times, British colonial rule and westernisation have influenced aspects of Burmese culture, including language and education.

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